Understanding depression : what we know and what you can do about it / J. Raymond DePaulo, Jr., Leslie Alan Horvitz.
Contributor(s): Horvitz, Leslie Alan [author.].Material type: BookPublisher: New York, NY : Wiley, c2002Description: viii, 296 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0471395528 ; 9780471430308.Subject(s): Manic-depressive illness -- Popular works | Depression, Mental -- Popular worksDDC classification: 616.85/27 Online resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description | Table of contents
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 284-288) and index.
The experience of depression -- The experience of mania : bipolar disorder -- Who is at risk for depression? -- Recognizing depression in all its forms and guises -- Stressful events : when people get depressed -- What do we know about the brain? -- Genes and depression : the fateful inheritance -- Hormones, headaches, and heart attacks -- Depression, manic depression, and relationships -- Destructive behavior -- Facing up to suicide -- Getting help for depression -- Making the diagnosis is the first treatment -- Medical treatment -- The different kinds of drugs -- Psychotherapy : treating the person -- ECT, light, and other medical treatments -- Alternative treatments -- Hospitalization : a guide for patients and families -- Getting back to normal -- Going forward.